Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of cismontane in English:
On this side of the mountains, especially the Alps. Compare with cisalpine.
- Three are resident in cismontane California and Baja California.
- The study region falls within the cismontane region of central and southern California.
- In the 1990's a number of residential projects in cismontane oak savannahs and open mixed chaparral habitats are likely to endanger some back country populations of this inconspicuous annual.
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